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Punchestown News

Punchestown News: Day 2 - That's a wrap as Willie Mullins edges in front in the Champion Trainer Title Race training 6 of the 7 winners on today's card

Posted: 25th Apr 2018

Day 2 - That's a wrap as Willie Mullins edges in front in the Champion Trainer Title Race training 6 of the 7 winners on today's card


The Champion Trainers Tiltle Race has taken a turn this evening with Willie Mullins training a remarkable 6 of the 7 races at Punchestown today. This saw him steal the lead on Gordon Elliott by less than 50,000 and with just 3 days to go before the curtain come down on the 2018 National Hunt Season, all eyes are focused on tomorrow's card where the first goes to post at 3.40pm.

Attendance Figures:

2018 - 19,073

2017 - 19,366

Down 293 on last year

 

Attendance on the first 2 days collectively:

2018 - 38,255

2017 - 39,052

Down 797 on last year

 

The Coral Punchestown Gold Cup was won by Bellshill trained by Willie Mullins and ridden by David Mullins for the Wylie family.

 

The Bollinger Best Dressed Lady Competition was won by Kate Nally McCormack an Environmental Health Officer from Longford who was enjoying hospitality at Punchestown today when judges Anna Geary and Triona McCarthy fell in love with her Self Portrait Dress and stunning Suzanne Ryan Millinery headpiece teamed with a Zara clutch bag and Valentino shoes. Here a snippet of the fashion highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g6IqEH7e544&feature=youtu.be

 

PUNCHESTOWN DAY 2 WRAP VIDEO: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i52NRZQHXfk&feature=youtu.be

 

Ends.

 

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Carey-Ann Lordan 0879270730 /045897704

 

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